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Seoul says 13 North Koreans working in eateries abroad have defected

Thirteen North Koreans working in state-run restaurants outside the country have defected, the South Korean government said on Friday.

world Updated: Apr 08, 2016 14:51 IST
At least thirteen North Koreans have defected according to the South Korean government.
At least thirteen North Koreans have defected according to the South Korean government.(AP Photo)

Thirteen North Koreans working in state-run restaurants outside the country have defected, the South Korean government said on Friday.

The defectors, one man and a dozen women, arrived in the South on Thursday, Unification Ministry spokesman Jeong Joon-Hee told reporters in Seoul.